12th Annual Emerson SPRING TO DANCE Festival

March 29, 2019
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SPRING TO DANCE® returns for its 12th year! As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE brings together more than 30 professional dance companies from across the country and beyond for three unique, exhilarating nights of nonstop dance over Memorial Day weekend.

From ballet, modern and contemporary to tap, hip-hop, aerial and more, the vibrant festival offers something for everyone with a distinct, dynamic program each night. 

Following are the performance schedules for each night. You can also click here to purchase tickets to the Lee Theater shows and here to purchase tickets to the Main Stage performances.

NIGHTLY SCHEDULE
5:30 p.m. - Terrace Lobby performances
6 p.m. - Lee Theater performances
7:30 p.m. - Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall performances

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE*

(*Dance companies and program order subject to change.)

THURSDAY, MAY 23

LEE THEATER, 6-7 P.M.

Micaela Taylor & The TL Collective

Missouri Contemporary Ballet

Visceral Dance Chicago

FUKUDANCE

ANHEUSER-BUSCH PERFORMANCE HALL, 7:30 P.M.

MADCO

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

DanceWorks Chicago

Bennyroyce Dance

Nashville Ballet

Dancing Wheels Company

Boom Crack! Dance Company

FRIDAY, MAY 24

LEE THEATER, 6-7 P.M.

SueMo: A Dance Experience

Karlovsky & Company Dance

Robert Moses’ Kin

Lucky Plush Productions

ANHEUSER-BUSCH PERFORMANCE HALL, 7:30 P.M.

The Big Muddy Dance Company

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

The Washington Ballet

Eisenhower Dance Detroit

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater

Boston Ballet

Tulsa Ballet

SATURDAY, MAY 25

LEE THEATER, 6-7 P.M.

moSTLy TAP

Helen Simoneau Danse

Valerie Alpert Dance Company

PROJECT 44

ANHEUSER-BUSCH PERFORMANCE HALL, 7:30 P.M.

Saint Louis Ballet

Owen/Cox Dance Group

National Ballet of Cuba

San Francisco Ballet

Chicago Human Rhythm Project

Joffrey Ballet

Aerial Dance Chicago